WHY IS EXPERIMENTAL PHENOMENOLOGY IMPORTANT?
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich; Parmenides Center for the Study of Thinking (Pöcking, Germany)
For me phenomenological experience is central to the study of thinking. Without subjective experience, without processes that appear from thinking and that participants could report, our models of thinking would be impossible. We need hard data, as well, as subjective experience, to get a better grip on the complicated notions of thinking. In a next step, it would be interesting to understand if we can inform artificial systems with phenomenological experience…